Welcome to The Ringer’s new cooking show: Tough Chef With Charles Oakley. In this episode, Oakley prepares salmon for Bill Simmons and Jason Concepcion as he discusses filming Space Jam, LeBron James missing the playoffs, Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics, and what makes a good leader in the NBA.
‘Tough Chef With Charles Oakley’: Charles Oakley Dishes on the ‘Space Jam’ Pickup Games
Oakley prepares salmon for Bill Simmons and Jason Concepcion while discussing LeBron James missing the playoffs, plus Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics
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